James Ward

Head of School, Cambridge School of Creative Industries
Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Cambridge School of Creative Industries
Areas of Expertise:
Education and teaching

James Ward is Head of School of Cambridge School of Creative Industries. The School covers four subject areas: Computer Games, Film & Media, Music & Music Technology and Writing & Performance.

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James is an experienced Higher Education academic leader with extensive knowledge of creative learning, teaching and assessment, administration, management and widening participation. Equality, diversity, and inclusivity are at the forefront of his decision making and he has a proven track record in delivering positive change for both students and academic colleagues alike.

  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (SFHEA)
  • MBA Further Education Management, Kings College, London
  • PGCert in Education and Training, The University of Greenwich
  • BA (Hons) Textiles, The Surrey Institute of Art & Design
  • Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Anglia Polytechnic University
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Group for Learning in Art & Design (GLAD), committee membership
  • Morley College London, Board Governor, Vice Chair of the Standards & Quality Committee and People Committee membership
  • Accumulate Charity, Trustee